Adaptive Multi-Standard RF Front-Ends by Vojkan VidojkovicAdaptive Multi-Standard RF Front-Ends by Vojkan Vidojkovic

Adaptive Multi-Standard RF Front-Ends

byVojkan Vidojkovic, J. van der Tang, Arjan Leeuwenburgh

Paperback | November 30, 2010

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This book investigates solutions, benefits, limitations, and costs associated with multi-standard operation of RF front-ends and their ability to adapt to variable radio environments. Next, it highlights the optimization of RF front-ends to allow maximum performance within a certain power budget, while targeting full integration. Finally, the book investigates possibilities for low-voltage, low-power circuit topologies in CMOS technology.
Title:Adaptive Multi-Standard RF Front-EndsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:210 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.68 inPublished:November 30, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048176611

ISBN - 13:9789048176618

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Table of Contents

Glossary. Abbreviations.1 Introduction.  1.1 The state-of-the-art in multi-standard RF transceivers. 1.2 Scope. 1.3 Outline. 2 Front-end architecture selection. 2.1 A generic front-end architecture. 2.2 A set of front-end architectures. 2.3 Selection criteria. 2.4 Selection of a suitable front-end architecture. 2.5 Summary. 3 Broad-band polyphase filters. 3.1 Passive polyphase filter topology. 3.2 RC polyphase filters and their applications. 3.3 Design considerations. 3.4 Summary. 4 Analysis of low-IF architectures.  4.1 Noise and voltage gain analysis in a low-IF front-end. 4.2 Linearity analysis. 4.3 Image rejection analysis. 4.4 Summary.5 RF and building block specifications. 5.1 RF specifications. 5.2 Distribution of building block specifications. 5.3 Summary. 6 A low-voltage folded switching mixer. 6.1 Transconductors for folded switching mixers. 6.2 AC-coupled folded switching mixer with current-reuse. 6.3 Simulation and experimental results. 6.4 Mixer benchmarking. 6.5 Summary.7 Multi-band reconfigurable complex mixer. 7.1 1.9 - 2.4 GHz reconfigurable complex mixer. 7.2 1.9 - 2.4 GHz conventional complex mixer. 7.3 Summary.8 Reconfigurable multi-band LNA. 8.1 Design considerations. 8.2 Design procedure. 8.3 Design example. 8.4 A reconfigurable multi-band DECT/Bluetooth LNA. 8.5 Summary. 9 Reconfigurable multi-band RF front-end.10 Conclusions.A RF, system and bulding block specifications.B Noise factor of a two-port network.C Noise factor of a passive RF block.References.